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That's certainly my goal. ” Now, the gentleman smiled. putting a mark into his booklet, he closed it, reserve it, and made himself cozy in his nook, as though getting ready for a protracted dialogue of an engaging factor. "My younger friend,” he started out, "you have did not learn your Aristophanes rigorously in any other case you've gotten misunder­ stood him! ” At this element, he paused as though to go away his demol­ ished sufferer a call among these possible choices. yet i didn't pick out— the costs have been fake; as an alternative, I casually re­ plied prior to he had an opportunity to proceed: "I comprehend, i do know. it truly is thought of the epitome of superfluousness to hold owls to Athens. i'm accustomed to this perspective. however, as one can find, i'm sporting this type of poultry to Athens. ” "You suggest a bit owlet,” the coed stated, a section sharply, eighty two I hold A N O W L TO A T H E N S it appeared, as if in my opinion resenting my departure from the customized of taking Athena’s poultry, no matter if a bit owlet or a true owl, to Athens. Casually, virtually indolently, I performed my trump: "Athena’s owl, as we all know, was once a bit owlet. the interpretation of the notice glaukoopis as "owl-eyed” is a philological inaccuracy, which i think known as upon to remove. ” I thereby disadvantaged him of any threat of retorting. Nor did the gentleman retort. He used to be sincerely a philologist, and his proportion of the normal guilt left him speechless. He resumed interpreting, and from that time on (we have been already passing the teach station at Grosshesselohe), he acted as though the little owlet didn't exist. He didn't vouchsafe it a be aware, or perhaps a look, and that i has to be thankful to him for that, because the fowl did a number of issues that, retrospectively, is probably not worthy pointing out, yet that can were seen as hassle­ a few if now not flawed within the presence of such a lot of tourists. Now for a few short suggestion should you, encouraged by way of my instance, have made up their minds to keep on with it: owls now not being integrated within the checklist of declarable gadgets, you can actually resolutely problem any responsibility calls for made through customs officers. Cages, by contrast, aren't duty-free, in the event that they come clean from the fac­ tory; although, a cage tenanted by means of a bit owlet is quickly now not new. Gratuities are urged. yet don't expect sympathy from the educate body of workers, that is regularly altering; so for those who don't know the tongue and physique language of the nations you commute via, you can be not able to protect your self successfully. commonly, transporting an owl to Ath­ ens, admittedly, includes minor difficulty, however it will be males­ eighty three THE amassed tales OF W O L F G A N G HILDESHEIMER dacious of me to disclaim that it really is worthy this hassle. somebody who hopes for comparable success from such activities as pouring water into the Thames or locking the solid door after the pony has been stolen will, I worry, be bitterly upset. Granted, the shortcoming of excellent and fabric bills for those last-mentioned activities is appealing, and one is tempted to consistent with­ shape them, however the mild good thing about their simplicity is seasoned­ fusely made up for by way of the deep delight one feels upon actually attaining one’s target.

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